She receives bequests and is appointed executrix of her husband's will - probated 21 Apr 1719.
↑Thomas Stevens and Mary Cary - marriage licence, in Chester, Joseph Lemuel; Armytage, Geo J; Harleian Society (London): Allegations for marriage licences issued by the Bishop of London, 1520 to 1610 (1611 to 1828), London, 1887, vol. 25-26, p. 319.
« 1696 / Nov. 10 Thomas Stevens, of Henley on Thames, co. Oxon, Gent., Bachelor, 25, & Mrs Mary Cary, of St Austin’s, London, spinster, about 21, at her own disposal ; at St. Austin’s, London. » Accessed on: Google Books - full view and from where it may be downloaded as a pdf file.
↑Will of Thomas Stevens, Gentleman of Henley upon Thames, Oxfordshire, proved 21 Apr 1719 (written 7 Mar 1718).
Description: Will of Thomas Stevens, Gentleman of Henley upon Thames, Oxfordshire / Date: 21 April 1719 / Catalogue reference: PROB 11/568 / Dept: Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury / Series: Prerogative Court of Canterbury and related Probate Jurisdictions: Will Registers / Piece: Name of Register: Browning Quire Numbers: 49 - 97 Downloaded from the National Archives (UK): Documents Online « In the Name of God Amen I Thomas Stevens of Henly upon Thames in the County of Oxon Gent ... I give unto my loving Wife One Hundred pounds for Mourning for her Self and Children and ffuneral charges And I give her my ffurniture and Household Stuffe in my now Dwelling House ... I appoint my Wife Executrix of this my last Will and Testament and make her also Guardian of my last mentioned Six Younger Children ... In Witness whereof I the Said Thomas Stevens have hereunto Set my hand and Seal this Seventh day of March in the ffifth year of the raigne of our Soveraigne Lord George by the Grace of God of Great Britain ffrance and Ireland King Defender of the ffaith of Anno Dom 1718 Tho Stevens ---- Signed Sealed published declared and delivered by the said Thomas Stevens the Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us and then attested by us in his Presence ffran: Blandy [,] James Cary [,] John Parrott .... »